Panasonic: Micro Four Thirds still relevant for video – "the GH and S1H will co-exist"

Panasonic: Micro Four Thirds still relevant for video – "the GH and S1H will co-exist"
(Image credit: Panasonic)

Panasonic has confirmed that the Panasonic S1H will not outright replace the GH5 and GH5S; rather, the company's full-frame and Micro Four Thirds video lines will peacefully "co-exist" next to one another. 

That's according to Panasonic manager, Yosuke Yamane, who extolled the distinct advantages of each format and stated that these virtues gave them independent value, depending on usage.

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.